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Qatar Fund Building Venture Capital Unit for U.S. Startups - Bloomberg
16 Dec 2018

Qatar Fund Building Venture Capital Unit for U.S. Startups  Bloomberg

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, famous for investments in London's Shard and Tiffany & Co., is quietly expanding its venture capital unit to invest in U.S. startups, ...


How Startups Can Leverage Corporate Venture Capital Opportunities In MENA - Entrepreneur
10 Dec 2018

How Startups Can Leverage Corporate Venture Capital Opportunities In MENA  Entrepreneur

Startups should tap into the opportunity presented by corporate venture capital in the MENA region.


Tips for Raising Capital From A Startup Operator and Former Venture Capitalist - Inc.
27 Nov 2018

Tips for Raising Capital From A Startup Operator and Former Venture Capitalist  Inc.

Have a can't-miss idea but no capital to back it? An investor and startup mentor shares best practices for funding your dream company.


Leadership lessons: 5 startup tips from this Ironman CEO and venture capitalist - GeekWire
11 Dec 2018

Leadership lessons: 5 startup tips from this Ironman CEO and venture capitalist  GeekWire

Clayton Lewis knows what it takes to win — both on the race course, and in the boardroom. Lewis, the longtime Seattle-area tech executive who is now CEO of ...


Boston blockchain startup Algorand gets a dedicated venture fund - Boston Business Journal
11 Dec 2018

Boston blockchain startup Algorand gets a dedicated venture fund  Boston Business Journal

A new venture capital firm is hoping to raise $100 million to invest exclusively in companies built on the blockchain technology pioneered by Boston startup ...


A former Ofo exec is launching his own scooter startup - TechCrunch
14 Dec 2018

A former Ofo exec is launching his own scooter startup  TechCrunch

The funding extravaganza may be approaching its end for scooter “unicorns” Lime and Bird, but smaller startups in the micro-mobility space have continued to ...


Four Tips For Raising Venture Capital In The Biotechnology Sector - Forbes
12 Dec 2018

Four Tips For Raising Venture Capital In The Biotechnology Sector  Forbes

In a world where it seems like startups are created every other day and market economics remain largely unpredictable, securing funding for your biotech startup ...


Venture Capital Shows Growing Interest in New Hospitality Models: What Are the Risks? - Skift
11 Dec 2018

Venture Capital Shows Growing Interest in New Hospitality Models: What Are the Risks?  Skift

WhyHotel, a company that runs pop-up hotels in luxury apartment buildings, said Wednesday that it had raised $10 million in a Series A round of.


US venture capital 500 Startups closes $14 million fund for Vietnam - IBS Intelligence
21 Nov 2018

US venture capital 500 Startups closes $14 million fund for Vietnam  IBS Intelligence

Venture capital firm 500 Startups has closed the Vietnam-focused fund with investments worth $14 million from GS Shop, Humax and NCORE among others.


How the Geography of Startups and Innovation Is Changing - HBR.org Daily
27 Nov 2018

How the Geography of Startups and Innovation Is Changing  HBR.org Daily

We're used to thinking of high-tech innovation and startups as generated and clustered predominantly in fertile U.S. ecosystems, such as Silicon Valley, Seattle, ...


The 10 startups in the US whose valuations are set to increase the most, according to over 500 founders - Business Insider
15 Dec 2018

The 10 startups in the US whose valuations are set to increase the most, according to over 500 founders  Business Insider

Over 500 startup founders were asked in a recent survey which private company they predict will increase its valuation the most over the next decade.


Venture Capital Is Losing Sight Of Its Most Important Investments: Seed-Stage Entrepreneurs - Forbes
16 Nov 2018

Venture Capital Is Losing Sight Of Its Most Important Investments: Seed-Stage Entrepreneurs  Forbes

The rise of the venture capital mega-fund has VCs forgetting the most important folks in the tech ecosystem: seed-stage startup entrepreneurs.


At Global Venture Capital Summit 2018, talks revolve around innovative ideas and the money needed to fund these ideas - YourStory
07 Dec 2018

At Global Venture Capital Summit 2018, talks revolve around innovative ideas and the money needed to fund these ideas  YourStory

Speaking at the Global Venture Capital Summit 2018 Union Minister of Commerce and Industries Suresh Prabhu said the country will need more ideas and ...


Singapore venture capital firm to launch blockchain accelerator for startups - The Business Times
04 Dec 2018

Singapore venture capital firm to launch blockchain accelerator for startups  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Garage - SINGAPORE venture capital firm Trive Ventures, formerly known as Tri5 Ventures, has unveiled a blockchain accelerator ...


Kae Capital, Tekton Ventures invest in logistics startup Freightwalla - VCCircle
11 Dec 2018

Kae Capital, Tekton Ventures invest in logistics startup Freightwalla  VCCircle

BTJ Logistics Pvt. Ltd, which runs tech-enabled logistics startup Freightwalla, has raised an undisclosed sum from venture capital firms Kae Capital and San ...


List of 150 Venture Capital Firms in India - Inventiva
27 May 2017

List of 150 Venture Capital Firms in India  Inventiva

Venture capital firms are usually proficient capitalists who themselves have been through the same stage and the ones who comprehend what it takes to create ...


DIPP organises startup India venture capital summit in Goa - Times of India
06 Dec 2018

DIPP organises startup India venture capital summit in Goa  Times of India

India Business News: New Delhi, Dec 6 () The commerce and industry ministry is organising a day-long startup India centre capital summit in Goa Thursday with ...


Venture capital firm Cocoon Capital eyes enterprise-tech startups with US$20m fund - The Business Times
27 Nov 2018

Venture capital firm Cocoon Capital eyes enterprise-tech startups with US$20m fund  The Business Times

SINGAPORE-BASED venture capital (VC) firm Cocoon Capital launched a new US$20 million fund targeting enterprise-tech startups in South-east Asia that are ...


Crypto VC Funding Deals are Falling Apart Due to Bear Market — Bad Time For Startups - CCN
15 Dec 2018

Crypto VC Funding Deals are Falling Apart Due to Bear Market — Bad Time For Startups  CCN

According to Barry Silbert, many VC funding deals in the crypto sector have fall apart in the past few months as a result of the 12-month bear market.


Running a startup varies in price by the location - Bend Bulletin
16 Dec 2018

Running a startup varies in price by the location  Bend Bulletin

Tech startup spending varies in innovation hubs around the country.That's according to a new report by fast-growing financial firm Brex, which provides ...


HubSpot Launches $30 Mn HubSpot Ventures Fund For Customer-First Startups In India - Inc42 Media
12 Dec 2018

HubSpot Launches $30 Mn HubSpot Ventures Fund For Customer-First Startups In India  Inc42 Media

The portfolio startups should build long-term customer relationships and deliver value to HubSpot community.


Startup Street: Robots Growing Crops– This Startup Has Alphabet And Uber CEO’s Attention - BloombergQuint
16 Dec 2018

Startup Street: Robots Growing Crops– This Startup Has Alphabet And Uber CEO’s Attention  BloombergQuint

This week on Startup Street, a startup looking to solve global food shortage with the help of some robots; India ventures will soon be able to sell their unique ...


Bengaluru’s VC Fund pi Ventures Invests In UK Blockchain Startup OweMe - Inc42 Media
11 Dec 2018

Bengaluru’s VC Fund pi Ventures Invests In UK Blockchain Startup OweMe  Inc42 Media

This announcement comes after the early stage VC firm announced the final close of its first fund at $31.2 Mn (INR 225 Cr) in September.


Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [10-15 Dec 2018] - Inc42 Media
15 Dec 2018

Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [10-15 Dec 2018]  Inc42 Media

In all, this week, 17 startups raised about $720.96 Mn across sectors while three acquisitions took place in the Indian startup ecosystem.


Crypto's Top Funded Startup Shutters Operations Following SEC Concerns - Forbes
13 Dec 2018

Crypto's Top Funded Startup Shutters Operations Following SEC Concerns  Forbes

Not even three Princeton honors students and $133 million could save the Basis cryptocurrency from the scrap bin of SEC rejects. After raising capital from the ...


Austin Tech Startup Fundings and Exits: November 2018 - American Inno
28 Nov 2018

Austin Tech Startup Fundings and Exits: November 2018  American Inno

Microsoft and Capital One swept into Austin and acquired two promising local startups in November. Meanwhile, a health care tech and consulting firm secured ...


Top 10 Bay Area startups that snagged the most venture capital funding in 2018 - San Francisco Business Times
06 Dec 2018

Top 10 Bay Area startups that snagged the most venture capital funding in 2018  San Francisco Business Times

With venture funding on track to reach $100 billion in the U.S. this year, Bay Area startups, alone, managed to capture more than $25 billion of those funds, ...


Newly Funded B2B Startups Get Creative With Enterprise Data - PYMNTS.com
14 Dec 2018

Newly Funded B2B Startups Get Creative With Enterprise Data  PYMNTS.com

B2B startups raise venture capital funding for various enterprise data use cases, including IoT technology, financial analytics and inventory management.


Startup Founders Think Real Progress on Diversity Is Years Away - WIRED
13 Dec 2018

Startup Founders Think Real Progress on Diversity Is Years Away  WIRED

Tech has a diversity problem. This isn't new. Women and minorities have long been woefully underrepresented in startup land, a problem that founders have ...


VOI Technology, the e-scooter startup from Sweden, raises $50M led by Balderton Capital - TechCrunch
18 Nov 2018

VOI Technology, the e-scooter startup from Sweden, raises $50M led by Balderton Capital  TechCrunch

VOI Technology, an e-scooter startup headquartered in Sweden but with pan-European ambitions, has raised $50 million in Series A funding, confirming our ...


5 startup trends that shaped the Midwest in 2018 - VentureBeat
29 Nov 2018

5 startup trends that shaped the Midwest in 2018  VentureBeat

In the Midwest, startups in these 5 industries raised impressive amounts of venture capital, and completed successful exits this year.


Memphis, Shelby County asked to invest pension money in Epicenter venture capital fund - The Commercial Appeal
06 Dec 2018

Memphis, Shelby County asked to invest pension money in Epicenter venture capital fund  The Commercial Appeal

Epicenter investment fund already has received $10 million from FedEx.


How this ex-Amazon manager turned $300 into a fast-growing startup without outside investment - GeekWire
13 Dec 2018

How this ex-Amazon manager turned $300 into a fast-growing startup without outside investment  GeekWire

Michael Lagoni's startup journey began five years ago with just $300 inside a tiny 400 square-foot Capitol Hill apartment. The former Amazon manager had ...


Cocoon Capital launches US$20mil tech venture fund for SEA - Digital News Asia
05 Dec 2018

Cocoon Capital launches US$20mil tech venture fund for SEA  Digital News Asia

(From left) associate Sia Zong Xi, with Cocoon Capital co-founders and managing partners Will Klippgen; and Michael Blakey. COCOON Capital, a ...


500 Startups Vietnam grabs $14M to invest in local companies - TechCrunch
20 Nov 2018

500 Startups Vietnam grabs $14M to invest in local companies  TechCrunch

500 Startups has set its sights on Vietnam, a historically dormant market that's recently emerged as one of the most rapidly expanding tech ecosystems in ...


What Prompted Accel US & Syngenta Ventures to Invest in This Indian Agritech Startup - Entrepreneur
13 Dec 2018

What Prompted Accel US & Syngenta Ventures to Invest in This Indian Agritech Startup  Entrepreneur

Ninjacart is changing the way India consumes food by enabling retailers and merchants to source *fresh* produce directly from the farmers at competitive prices.


Today In Funding: $42M For Startups Tackling AR - Crunchbase News
11 Dec 2018

Today In Funding: $42M For Startups Tackling AR  Crunchbase News

Two startups working with augmented reality in very different ways scored capital today. First up, WaveOptics picked up a $26 million Series C led by Octopus ...


What to Do With That New Venture of Yours? Spin-in or Spin-out? - Entrepreneur
14 Dec 2018

What to Do With That New Venture of Yours? Spin-in or Spin-out?  Entrepreneur

Innovation and iteration keep today's leading corporations from becoming obsolete: Companies that put a strong focus on coming up with and testing new ideas ...


How to handle key challenges as you move from startup to IPO - VentureBeat
16 Dec 2018

How to handle key challenges as you move from startup to IPO  VentureBeat

Practical advice on how to tackle each stage in of your startup's growth journey from winning your first customers to launching an IPO.


Procter & Gamble has acquired the startup aiming to build the Procter & Gamble for people of color - Recode
12 Dec 2018

Procter & Gamble has acquired the startup aiming to build the Procter & Gamble for people of color  Recode

Tristan Walker's Walker & Company is the maker of Bevel shaving products and the Form haircare line.


Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation - TechCrunch
11 Dec 2018

Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation  TechCrunch

In the five years since its product was showcased onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt New York's hackathon, Plaid has emerged as one of the most critical ...


Qualcomm's New Venture Fund to Invest $100M in On-Device AI Startups - Voicebot.ai
03 Dec 2018

Qualcomm's New Venture Fund to Invest $100M in On-Device AI Startups  Voicebot.ai

Last week, Qualcomm announced the Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund, a $100 million fund that will invest in startups working on..


Waterloo-based encryption startup backed by BlackBerry co-founder raises $10 million in venture capital - Toronto Star
19 Nov 2018

Waterloo-based encryption startup backed by BlackBerry co-founder raises $10 million in venture capital  Toronto Star

Silicon Valley venture capital firm Shasta Ventures led the investment round in Isara Corp., which sells encryption technology to protect data from the threat of ...


Why did Raden, the smart suitcase company, go out of business? - Vox.com
12 Dec 2018

Why did Raden, the smart suitcase company, go out of business?  Vox.com

How venture capital, competing startup Away, and an FAA smart luggage ban made Raden go bust.


TN Tech Census: Knox startups lack access to capital, senior talent - Knoxville News Sentinel
10 Dec 2018

TN Tech Census: Knox startups lack access to capital, senior talent  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here are five things we learned about Knoxville startups from the Tennessee Tech Census survey.


SoftBank, Alibaba Lead $1.1B In Indonesian E-Commerce - Seeking Alpha
15 Dec 2018

SoftBank, Alibaba Lead $1.1B In Indonesian E-Commerce  Seeking Alpha

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday ...


Wholesale Marketplace Faire Secures $100M At $535M Valuation - Crunchbase News
14 Dec 2018

Wholesale Marketplace Faire Secures $100M At $535M Valuation  Crunchbase News

In a world where retailers big and small struggle to compete with Amazon, a startup that is working to help local players stay in the game just raised $100 million.


A Silicon Valley startup with 20 patents under its belt just raised $400 million from SoftBank and Goldman Sachs to make materials from living things - Business Insider Nordic
13 Dec 2018

A Silicon Valley startup with 20 patents under its belt just raised $400 million from SoftBank and Goldman Sachs to make materials from living things  Business Insider Nordic

Silicon Valley-based synthetic biology company Zymergen just announced a mammoth funding round. The goal is to move away from old, polluting ...


Funding in Indian startups this week (10 Dec-15 Dec ) - Inventiva
15 Dec 2018

Funding in Indian startups this week (10 Dec-15 Dec )  Inventiva

This week 23 Indian startups received funding, of which 19 received a total sum of about $512 million. Among them, Byju's raised the highest investment of about ...


Pantera Capital’s Blockchain VC Fund Is up 60% in 2018 - SludgeFeed
14 Dec 2018

Pantera Capital’s Blockchain VC Fund Is up 60% in 2018  SludgeFeed

Crypto investment group Pantera Capital has published its year-end summary, detailing everything from the state of the larger market to the performance of its ...


Top European VC rounds, exits & funds in 2018 - PitchBook News & Analysis
13 Dec 2018

Top European VC rounds, exits & funds in 2018  PitchBook News & Analysis

Blockbuster deals and exits have made 2018 a record-breaking year for venture capital in Europe. We've compiled a list of highlights from the industry.


SparkLabs Taipei closes initial $4.25M for its first fund, adds Jeremy Lin as an advisor - TechCrunch
17 Nov 2018

SparkLabs Taipei closes initial $4.25M for its first fund, adds Jeremy Lin as an advisor  TechCrunch

SparkLabs Taipei, part of SparkLabs Group, the global network of accelerator programs and funds that works with emerging startup ecosystems, has raised ...


Wamda Launches Fellowship Programme in Dubai for Aspiring Entrepreneurs - Arabian Gazette
16 Dec 2018

Wamda Launches Fellowship Programme in Dubai for Aspiring Entrepreneurs  Arabian Gazette

Wamda, the leading entrepreneurship empowering organisation in the Middle East launches 'Wamda X' first-of-its-kind fellowship programme offering grants.


Blockchain Startup Civic Appoints Apple Veteran as Executive Director of Identity.com - Cointelegraph
14 Dec 2018

Blockchain Startup Civic Appoints Apple Veteran as Executive Director of Identity.com  Cointelegraph

Blockchain startup Civic has appointed Phillip Shoemaker as executive director of its Ethereum-based decentralized identity platform.


Silicon Valley synthetic-biology startup Zymergen raises $400 million led by SoftBank, Goldman Sachs - Business Insider
16 Dec 2018

Silicon Valley synthetic-biology startup Zymergen raises $400 million led by SoftBank, Goldman Sachs  Business Insider

The Silicon Valley-based synthetic-biology company Zymergen just announced a mammoth funding round. The goal is to move away from old, polluting ...


Limited partners will impact your venture fund’s culture — choose wisely - VentureBeat
15 Dec 2018

Limited partners will impact your venture fund’s culture — choose wisely  VentureBeat

The venture business is all about culture, relationships, and reputation. Since launching my fund almost a year ago, I've learned that limited partners (LPs) will ...


Term Sheet -- Friday, December 14 - Fortune
14 Dec 2018

Term Sheet -- Friday, December 14  Fortune

While no one was looking, family offices have transformed into financial titans. The family offices through which the world's wealthiest 0.001% invest are a ...


Binny Bansal Planning A Big Comeback With Tech Startup XTo10X: Sources - Inc42 Media
14 Dec 2018

Binny Bansal Planning A Big Comeback With Tech Startup XTo10X: Sources  Inc42 Media

Binny Bansal along with Saikiran Krishnamurthy are together launching a Bengaluru-based tech company– XTo10X Technologies.


Egyptian Bus Booking Startup Swvl Raises Tens Of Millions In Series-B Funding Round - Forbes
22 Nov 2018

Egyptian Bus Booking Startup Swvl Raises Tens Of Millions In Series-B Funding Round  Forbes

Swvl, an Egyptian startup that is disrupting the way commuters travel in the MENA region, has raised series B funding of “tens of millions of dollars”


How Apple's New $1 Billion Campus Will Affect the Austin Startup Scene - Inc.
13 Dec 2018

How Apple's New $1 Billion Campus Will Affect the Austin Startup Scene  Inc.

The 133-acre corporate site will create up to 15000 jobs.


Should the healthcare sector take a cue from software startups? - MedCity News
11 Dec 2018

Should the healthcare sector take a cue from software startups?  MedCity News

Surviving the lengthy sales cycles of healthcare sector is no small feat, even for the most enterprising – and innovative – of startups. There aren't many ...


Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation - TechCrunch
14 Dec 2018

Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation  TechCrunch

A slew of venture capitalists known for high-profile exits — Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla Ventures, Alfred Lin of Sequoia Capital ...


This French Startup Says No to American VC but Yes to French Public Money - Adweek
21 Nov 2018

This French Startup Says No to American VC but Yes to French Public Money  Adweek

When it comes to growth funding, the difference between Europe and America comes in sharp relief. The glaring lack of venture capital culture on the old ...


Egypt's Swvl closes BECO Capital led Series-B round in the 'tens of millions' - Ventureburn
23 Nov 2018

Egypt's Swvl closes BECO Capital led Series-B round in the 'tens of millions'  Ventureburn

Cairo-based transportation startup Swvl has raised an undisclosed amount in Series-B funding round led by Dubai-based venture capital firm BECO Capital.


Aro Biotherapeutics draws $13M in startup investment to target centyrin proteins - MedCity News
12 Dec 2018

Aro Biotherapeutics draws $13M in startup investment to target centyrin proteins  MedCity News

A company looking to develop drugs that target a kind of protein has raised more than $10 million in startup capital from one of the world's largest drugmakers.


Orlando startup created in 3 days wins global competition - Orlando Business Journal
13 Dec 2018

Orlando startup created in 3 days wins global competition  Orlando Business Journal

For the second time in a row, an Orlando startup has won a global competition hosted by a well-known tech accelerator group — an achievement that shows the ...


Jaipur Based Tyre Care Provider FLEECA Raises Pre-Series A Funding - Inc42 Media
15 Dec 2018

Jaipur Based Tyre Care Provider FLEECA Raises Pre-Series A Funding  Inc42 Media

FLEECA offers multiple services including tyre-as-a-*service*, inspection and retread. The company will use *fresh* funds to further develop its product. FLEECA ...


Stephen Curry Announces Latest Tech Investment As His Startup Portfolio Continues To Grow - Forbes
05 Dec 2018

Stephen Curry Announces Latest Tech Investment As His Startup Portfolio Continues To Grow  Forbes

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been building a business portfolio over the past few years largely around technology startups, and the two-time ...


In A Bold Asset Grab, Robinhood Offers 3% Interest On Checking And Savings Accounts - Forbes
13 Dec 2018

In A Bold Asset Grab, Robinhood Offers 3% Interest On Checking And Savings Accounts  Forbes

Following in the footsteps of other fintech startups, Robinhood is entering the checking and savings accounts business. But in a bold marketing move, it's offering ...


Ninjacart Raises $34.6 Mn In Series B Funding Round To Fuel Expansion Plan - Inc42 Media
13 Dec 2018

Ninjacart Raises $34.6 Mn In Series B Funding Round To Fuel Expansion Plan  Inc42 Media

The *fresh* funds will be used to expand operation in new cities. Plans to invest in improving supply chain infrastructure. Ninjacart was featured in the 42Next list ...


Evanoff: Memphis aims to pool $100 million for investing in new firms - The Commercial Appeal
13 Dec 2018

Evanoff: Memphis aims to pool $100 million for investing in new firms  The Commercial Appeal

Short on venture capital, Memphis aims to raise $100 million for investing in dozens of new businesses.


Daily funding roundup - December 14th, 2018 - VatorNews
15 Dec 2018

Daily funding roundup - December 14th, 2018  VatorNews

Daily funding roundup - December 14th, 2018. NuID raised $2.5M; Aiera raised $3.5M; Block Renovations raised $4.5M; Propel raised $12.8M by Kristin ...


U.K. Fintech Revolut Gets European Banking License - Bloomberg
13 Dec 2018

U.K. Fintech Revolut Gets European Banking License  Bloomberg

Revolut, the London-based financial technology startup, has obtained a European banking license as Brexit looms, with plans to launch checking and savings ...


Payments Startup Bitwala Now Offers Crypto Banking in Germany - CoinDesk
12 Dec 2018

Payments Startup Bitwala Now Offers Crypto Banking in Germany  CoinDesk

Germany-based crypto payments startup Bitwala is now offering crypto banking services in the country. Claiming the launch is Europe's first such banking ...


Indonesia e-commerce leader Tokopedia raises $1.1B from Alibaba and SoftBank’s Vision Fund - TechCrunch
12 Dec 2018

Indonesia e-commerce leader Tokopedia raises $1.1B from Alibaba and SoftBank’s Vision Fund  TechCrunch

Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia is the latest startup to enter the Vision Fund after it raised a $1.1 billion Series G round led by the SoftBank ...


Bowery Raises $90M Series B For Pesticide-Free Farming - Crunchbase News
12 Dec 2018

Bowery Raises $90M Series B For Pesticide-Free Farming  Crunchbase News

Eating organic, sustainably grown produce is becoming a bigger priority for a lot of people today. And indoor farming startup Bowery has just raised $90 million ...


Israeli test-tube steak smells real, feels real… and may even be kosher - The Times of Israel
16 Dec 2018

Israeli test-tube steak smells real, feels real… and may even be kosher  The Times of Israel

Startup Aleph Farms Ltd. reproduces cells, creating first lab-made steak; it will take a few years until it makes its way to our plates.


Sodexo Launches Accelerator for Food Services Startups in India - IndianWeb2
12 Dec 2018

Sodexo Launches Accelerator for Food Services Startups in India  IndianWeb2

Sodexo, a French food services and facilities management giant, has launched India's first-ever food accelerator to help startups in the $14 billion food services ...


Capital One Buys Online Shopping Price Comparison App Wikibuy - American Inno
20 Nov 2018

Capital One Buys Online Shopping Price Comparison App Wikibuy  American Inno

Wikibuy, an Austin startup that makes online price comparison tools, has been acquired by banking giant Capital One, the companies announced Tuesday.


Cloud-based testing platform LambdaTest raises $1 M from Leo Capital in Pre-Series A round - YourStory
12 Dec 2018

Cloud-based testing platform LambdaTest raises $1 M from Leo Capital in Pre-Series A round  YourStory

LambdaTest was started in 2017 and is a PaaS startup that builds the whole test infrastructure on the cloud for SMBs and enterprises using test management ...


With an Increase in Venture Capital Mega Deals, How Can Startups Stand Out? - Entrepreneur
05 Nov 2018

With an Increase in Venture Capital Mega Deals, How Can Startups Stand Out?  Entrepreneur

While a great idea or product may put your emerging growth company in the running, breaking away from the crowd does take a significant amount of ...


Draymond Green, Victor Cruz and Flint Michigan's startup community - Fox Business
15 Dec 2018

Draymond Green, Victor Cruz and Flint Michigan's startup community  Fox Business

Flint, Michigan's budding start-up community is getting its own homegrown version of Shark Tank, but with a more diverse investor base of movers and shakers ...


Study: 30 Pct Of Prof Svc Firms’ Expense Reports Flagged - PYMNTS.com
14 Dec 2018

Study: 30 Pct Of Prof Svc Firms’ Expense Reports Flagged  PYMNTS.com

When it comes to expense reports — and specifically, rejection of expense reports — professional *service* firms top the list.


Startup Coalition panel teaches how to form strategic business partnerships - Daily Free Press
10 Dec 2018

Startup Coalition panel teaches how to form strategic business partnerships  Daily Free Press

Innovators and entrepreneurs packed into a shared workspace Wednesday to hear what tips business professionals with years of experience had on creating ...


Sustain, Foria, and Astroglide want to change the stigma around lube - Vox.com
14 Dec 2018

Sustain, Foria, and Astroglide want to change the stigma around lube  Vox.com

As a culture, we've become more open to talking about sex and sexual health, and for the most part, this has been to our benefit. Teen pregnancy is down.


Rewards For Risk: Silicon Badia's Namek And Fawaz Zu'bi - Entrepreneur
06 Dec 2018

Rewards For Risk: Silicon Badia's Namek And Fawaz Zu'bi  Entrepreneur

There's a Dilbert comic strip about venture capitalists in which its eponymous hero makes a wisecrack about starting his own venture capital firm. “I'm attracted to ...


How venture capital can harm your startup - The Hustle
16 Jun 2018

How venture capital can harm your startup  The Hustle

VC funding is often viewed as a benchmark of success for startups -- but sometimes, it does more harm than good.


Pro Rata - December 12, 2018 - Axios
12 Dec 2018

Pro Rata - December 12, 2018  Axios

Hey D.C. readers: Join Axios tomorrow morning for our rescheduled breakfast conversation on how AI will impact the economy, including interviews with House ...


Construction-Tech Shop Procore Triples Valuation To $3B With New $75M Round - Crunchbase News
13 Dec 2018

Construction-Tech Shop Procore Triples Valuation To $3B With New $75M Round  Crunchbase News

One tech company just became an even bigger unicorn. Procore Technologies Inc, a provider of cloud-based construction management applications, ...


Basis Stablecoin Confirms Shutdown, Blaming ‘Regulatory Constraints’ - CoinDesk
13 Dec 2018

Basis Stablecoin Confirms Shutdown, Blaming ‘Regulatory Constraints’  CoinDesk

Basis, the most well-funded stablecoin startup, has confirmed that it is shutting down and returning all of its remaining funds to investors. The company realized ...


A Millennial's Tiny Satellites Are Helping China Advance in the Space Race - Bloomberg
13 Dec 2018

A Millennial's Tiny Satellites Are Helping China Advance in the Space Race  Bloomberg

A space race known for giant rockets and billion-dollar exploration vehicles is shrinking to the size of a Cheerios box, and that's opening a launch window for ...


A Guide To Venture Capital Financings For Startups - Forbes Now
29 Mar 2018

A Guide To Venture Capital Financings For Startups  Forbes Now

Entrepreneurs will be better prepared to obtain venture capital financing if they understand the process, the anticipated deal terms, and the potential issues that ...


The rise of giant consumer startups that said no to investor money - Recode
29 Aug 2018

The rise of giant consumer startups that said no to investor money  Recode

A new breed of entrepreneurs is creating huge consumer brands — like MVMT and Tuft & Needle — without venture capital, and laughing all the way to the ...


This is the one question a top SA venture capitalist asks startups before she invests - Business Insider South Africa
31 Aug 2018

This is the one question a top SA venture capitalist asks startups before she invests  Business Insider South Africa

A CEO who directs over $1 billion in investment says the reason why an entrepreneur starts a company should be the biggest consideration before anyone ...


The How-To: Choosing The Right Venture Capitalist For Your Startup - Entrepreneur
09 Aug 2018

The How-To: Choosing The Right Venture Capitalist For Your Startup  Entrepreneur

Venture capital is a common parlance in the world of investment, which involves putting in a certain amount of capital in businesses, particularly startups, with ...


Four Ways To Fund Your Startup Without Venture Capital - Forbes Now
15 Aug 2018

Four Ways To Fund Your Startup Without Venture Capital  Forbes Now

Most financial institutions don't work with early stage startups, which is why founders are turning to angel investors and venture capitalists for funding. Today ...


What's threatening to dampen the hopes of aggregators in India - Economic Times
16 Dec 2018

What's threatening to dampen the hopes of aggregators in India  Economic Times

A groundswell of complaints from irate customers is dampening prospects for aggregators in India.


A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem - TechCrunch
17 Aug 2018

A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem  TechCrunch

President Trump's time in office has been punctuated by rising tension with China on a host of economic issues. He's received bipartisan criticism for the impact ...


University of Iowa Health Care picks Zingbox to monitor its IoT medical devices - MedCity News
13 Dec 2018

University of Iowa Health Care picks Zingbox to monitor its IoT medical devices  MedCity News

Through its IoT Guardian solution, Zingbox provides real-time risk assessment across the health system's network of more than 45000 connected medical ...


Next Billion-Dollar Startups: How A Serial Social Shopping Entrepreneur Built Poshmark From Used Clothes Into A $625M Retail Empire - Forbes
14 Dec 2018

Next Billion-Dollar Startups: How A Serial Social Shopping Entrepreneur Built Poshmark From Used Clothes Into A $625M Retail Empire  Forbes

Poshmark started with selling second-hand clothes out of a closet. Today its army of fashion entrepreneurs is pushing the app to $140 million in revenue as it ...


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